Posts Tagged “green energy”


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Use Energy Efficient Low-E Window Coatings to Keep Your Home Cool

Earlier this year, I wrote a blog post on how to install Energy Efficiency Windows. In the article, I outlined that energy efficient windows are rated in “U-factors” to describe how the glass conducts heat — either from the inside or the outside. The lower the window's [...]

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Plan Spotlight: Organic Power Fixed 12

Want a green electricity option, but you're concerned it will come at a high electricity rate? Well, look no further than Bounce Energy’s Organic Power Fixed 12 plan. With this plan, you get 100% green energy from clean resources such as wind, solar, hydro, and biomass wit [...]

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Wind Energy Pricing Update for Summer 2013

Wind power as a clean and renewable technology has come a long way since wind was first widely harnessed in the Midwest to generate electricity in the 1930's. At the end of 2000, the U.S. wind energy capacity was just over 2,500 megawatts (MW). As of 2012, it has grown to 60 [...]

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A Life Hack to Defeat Mosquitoes, Energy Grid Developments, and more Cool News for July

July's a great month for summer fun in the sun with plenty of water. Of course, there's always the threat of too much of good thing, whether it's annoying inconveniences like nasty mosquitoes, brown-outs that jolt your AC, or summer storms that dump too much rain. Fortunatel [...]

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Six Tips to Make Your Small Business Move More Energy Efficient (Guest Post from James Harrison)

Corporate relocation is a big deal, and choosing the wrong office to move your small business to can be fatal. Most businesses cannot afford the time or finances to go through office relocation any more than once every few years, so if you select a building that is unsuitabl [...]

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Going Green with Your Air Conditioner in 5 Easy Steps (Guest Blog)

Depending upon where you live in the U.S., owning an air conditioner can be either a luxury or an absolute necessity. If you do have one of these wonderful devices in your home, you should be aware that they use more energy than most of your other appliances. But if you're t [...]

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“The Wind Bloweth where it Listeth”: The Past, Present, and Future of the US Wind Energy Industry (Part 3)

Depending on who you talk to about wind energy and how it powers the electric grid, there’s bound to be… well, some spin. Much of the discussion centers the reliability of wind energy in terms of how it meets base load compared to the zero fuel cost and extremely low car [...]

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“The Wind Bloweth where it Listeth”: The Past, Present, and Future of the US Wind Energy Industry (Part 2)

Depending on who you talk to about wind energy and how it powers the electric grid, there's bound to be… well, some spin. Much of the discussion centers the reliability of wind energy in terms of how it meets base load compared to the zero fuel cost and extremely low carbo [...]

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Step into the 21st Century with one of the Top 8 Programmable Thermostats

Are you thinking about getting a programmable thermostat, but you're also feeling secretly intimidated by the technology that you dread the research? As it turns out, you're not alone. According to a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory paper, How People Actually Use Thermo [...]

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“The Wind Bloweth where it Listeth:” The Past, Present, and Future of the US Wind Energy Industry (Part 1)

Depending on who you talk to about wind energy and how it powers the electric grid, there's bound to be… well, some spin. Much of the discussion centers the reliability of wind energy in terms how it meets base load compared the zero fuel cost and extremely low carbon emis [...]

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